London: HandMade Films, 1987. Revised Draft script for the 1987 film. Single holograph notation in ink on page 62 (a scene deletion).
Based on the 1955 novel by Brian Moore. A pious spinster living in a boardinghouse begins an ersatz romance with a fellow resident looking to bankroll his next business venture. Novelist Moore, born and raised in Belfast, was highly acclaimed for his vivid descriptions of life in Ireland after the Second World War, in particular for his exploration of The Troubles.
Set and shot on location in Dublin, Ireland.
Blue untitled wrappers with a die-cut title window in the British style. Title page present, dated February, 1987, noted as Revised Draft, with credits for screenwriter Peter Nelson and novelist Brian Moore. 105 leaves, with last page of text numbered 104. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus, with white Velo binding (partially loose).